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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Lucerne

distanceDistance397 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£44 - £185
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £44 • 7 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £185 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, 8r or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 397 miles to Lucerne from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £44. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, 8r or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Lucerne

Travel to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lucerne from Amsterdam.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Switzerland?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Lucerne.

There are 4 ways to travel between Amsterdam and Lucerne including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lucerne. Tickets for a train cost on average £44.

This is compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A train is £9 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Amsterdam to Lucerne costing on average £52.

A train is about £142 less than a flight, which costs on average £185 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by coach can take on average 12 h 50 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 57 min.

The Amsterdam to Lucerne distance is approximately 397 miles.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Lucerne is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Lucerne as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Lucerne:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £52.
  • Travel with 8r for flights to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for 8r Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £185.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Lucerne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Amsterdam to Lucerne for £44 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Amsterdam and Lucerne with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with.
  • You can find around direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lucerne from Amsterdam.

Many of our customers travelling from Amsterdam to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Milan or Paris, either of which you could add to your Amsterdam and Lucerne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Amsterdam to Lucerne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £52 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £185 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £44 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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